Givin’ you the Cold Shoulder

So I pushed my comfort zone a wee bit with this one! I can’t say I have ever worn a cold shoulder top like this, but I feel so petty in it.

Introducing The Cold Shoulder Top from Ellie and Mac.

EAM Cold Shoulder 4x-5x 1

So installing bands is sort of my nemesis. I 100% hands down prefer the banded look over hemming because with some top stitching it looks so much neater and professional. But this top has a lot of banding. 🙂

Fold, Press, Quarter, Pin, Repeat X’s 3

EAM Cold Shoulder 4x-5x 11
This would be such a pretty photo if I didn’t have a boob necklace….This is life!

My top is one of three bodice options. I have the mini dress length on over my jeans because it feels more like a tunic to me. Measure the length before you slice into your treasured fabrics for a dress. There are lines to adjust for height included. Keep in mind, I am only 5’1. I used a 3/4 length sleeve which doesn’t feel too hot for summer with the open shoulder styling. Also to note:  I almost always do a bicep adjustment on EAM patterns, but this one didn’t need it due to open concept design. My fabric is from Ms. Rosa over at Sew Blessed Fabrics. My amazing tan lines are courtesy of wearing The Sunny Day Dress.


So let’s talk about features for this one…

Three sleeve options – Short, 3/4 (like mine), and Long sleeves

Sizes XXS – 5X

Banded top, cinched tunic or mini dress length options

No trim pattern pages for quick and easy assembly. Watch a video here.

Layers printing feature is included for this pattern for your convenience.

OK! Are you ready to give the world The Cold Shoulder? Here you go!

The Women’s Pattern It is on sale for $3.85.

Do you guys remembered when I mentioned the Back to School SALE the other day? Everything is still 40% off at Ellie and Mac.

Here is also the link to check out the Sunny Day if you want sexy tan lines like mine.

Sunny Day it is on sale for $5.37


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Author: SequoiaLynnSews

I am a single dog mom of two and we happily reside in a small house in Ohio. We spend our days playing fetch, digging holes in the garden, and sewing, lots of sewing. We have high hopes of moving to the mountains someday. The dogs don’t really know that yet, but they will understand. I shamelessly hoard fabric and feel slightly sorry for whoever has to sort my stash when I am gone. I am employed full time in a industry that requires little of my creativity, but basically lets me wear whatever I want. So it works out. I can usually be found behind one of my sewing machine avoiding human contact. I test a lot of clothing patterns and therefore always have a new outfit to share. You have most likely found my blog through some sort of sewing outlet and will quickly realize that I am sewing for a plus size body. For reference, I am 5'1 and wear a range from a 2-5x. Sizes change with every designer and you can't trust ready to wear sizing when you are making your own clothing. Your tape measure will become one of your most used tools and if you misplace them like I do, you should pick up several. I will be sharing the good, the bad, and the A-MA-ZING with you… So stay tuned. I will also try to teach you a few of my tricks along the way. People always tells me they want to learn how to sew. My best advice is you have to start. Just do it! You are going to mess up, you will break needles, you will ruin the pretty fabric, you will stab your fingers, but you will learn. You will make something and you will wear it. Someone will say, “I like your shirt.” and you will smile and say, “Thanks, I made it.” You will race home and make something else. Pretty soon you have made more good things than bad and you will feel proud of yourself and you should. I will be proud of you too. :) Ok, that is enough rambling, I have sewing to do. :) SequoiaLynn

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